News & Updates

If you are currently operating in Mexico, or are thinking of starting a business operation in Mexico regardless of your size and sector, you definitely should be thinking of having a business software in place. A business software that not only gives you full control and visibility of your cross-border operation, but complies with the […]

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February Policy Update

To get these updates directly to your inbox, sign up for the Chamber’s Policy Update Newsletter here. — A Message Regarding U.S.-Mexico Relations With the national conversation surrounding trade renegotiations, relations between the United States and Mexico have grown uncertain. Many have asked us about our stance on the issue and the Chamber’s plans to […]

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On January 25, President Trump issued two new executive orders to prevent illegal immigration to the United States: Executive Order 13767: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements – Instructs the Secretary of Homeland Security to plan and design a physical wall along the southern border and prepare a Congressional budget to fund its construction. Adds […]

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Those in support of expanding the San Diego Convention Center were given a sigh of relief last month as Superior Court Judge Joel Wohlfeil ruled that the planned expansion complies with CEQA and the California Coastal Act. The timing of the decision comes at an opportune time for Mayor Kevin Faulconer who, during his State […]

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[LAST UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1] The Chamber is actively tracking President Trump’s cabinet appointments and their status in the confirmation process. Although these individuals are in various states of the confirmation process, they are responsible for determining agency direction and executing the policy goals of the administration. These leaders will eventually have a significant impact […]

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This week, we’re excited to present a business leader spotlight from Shelley Lyford, the President and CEO of West Health, which includes the West Health Institute, Gary and Mary West Foundation, and West Health Policy Center. In her role as president and CEO, Ms. Lyford oversees the organization’s philanthropy, with a focus on positively impacting […]

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The Chamber Board of Directors welcomed Council President Myrtle Cole at its first meeting of 2017. Council President Cole shared her priorities with the Board, which included tackling homelessness, housing affordability, infrastructure funding, and economic development. Council President Cole also spoke energetically about Council District 4 and her work to bring jobs and economic vitality […]

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I hope you’re enjoying a productive new year so far. I’d like to share a few updates on what the Chamber is doing to drive San Diego’s economy and the business community. First, the Chargers – We were all disappointed to learn about the Chargers’ final decision to leave San Diego, especially considering the hard […]

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On January 23, Chamber President & CEO Jerry Sanders was invited by Congressmember Scott Peters to be one of ten individuals to testify at a meeting of the Congressional Border Caucus in Washington, D.C. The bipartisan hearing brought local perspectives from across the nation to counter the proposals of the Trump administration that threaten border […]

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